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Western personality theory to a multicultural society

Do you think we can apply a Western personality theory to a multi-cultural society who shares different belief systems than Westerners? Why or why not?

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Do you think we can apply a Western personality theory to a multicultural society who shares different belief systems than Westerners? Why or why not?

Firstly, this question's obvious answer is yes; "why" has to do with economics and perhaps politics too. We can say, "why not," and argue against applying theories in the way they've been since their existence, but the question is completly subjective since the entire US medical system is run "for profit" rather than for human care or health. ...

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Apply a Western personality theory to a multicultural society

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